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Visiting author prompts discussions

Visiting author prompts discussions

Charlotte Ehrlich, Web Editor

November 12, 2019

Author Madeline Miller’s novel “Circe” is stealing the hearts of students and faculty alike in anticipation of her visit on Nov. 19. A modern reteller of ancient Greek classics, Miller is breaking the boundaries of the rigid structure of mythological tales such as Homer’s “The Odyssey”  ...

Exhibit illustrates black rights

Exhibit illustrates black rights

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

November 12, 2019

Fists raised above heads and stark photography of African Americans are central to “Art in the Age of Black Power,” an upcoming exhibit at the de Young Museum that celebrates Bay Area black artists whose work pushes for social change. “Art in the Age of Black Power” showcases African American a...

Girls unite

Girls unite

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

November 12, 2019

With career dreams and motivations, girls attending the upcoming WorldWideWomen Girls’ Festival on Nov. 9 will participate in contests, performances, have access to an athletic arena, and observe over 50 girls under the age of 18 sell products in popup shops.   Girls of all ages and backgrounds will gat...

Teenagers experiment with piercings, tattoos

Teenagers experiment with piercings, tattoos

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

November 12, 2019

Do-it-yourself projects normally involve crafts like friendship bracelets and tie-dying, but now a new and potentially dangerous DIY project is on the rise. Teenagers are engaging in self-piercings as well as stick and poke tattoos.  “I’m a really impulsive person, so in freshman year I decide...

Diving into work

Diving into work

Grace Krumplitsch, Web Editor

November 12, 2019

While many teenagers spend their Sunday mornings catching up on sleep or spending time with friends, senior Margaret Millar is up at the crack of dawn chopping fish, corralling rescued seals and assisting veterinarians.  Millar works as a Youth Crew Volunteer at the Marine Mammal Center, a non-pro...

‘Gum is dumb’

‘Gum is dumb’

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

November 12, 2019

Smacking, popping, and blowing bubbles of gum at school may seem like an innocuous activity, but it may leave an unfavorable impression on visitors and members of the school community.   “We have hundreds of college admissions reps that are watching our students and paying attention to how they a...

Organic, sustainable, GMO?

Organic, sustainable, GMO?

Charlotte Ehrlich, Web Editor

October 7, 2019

Strolling down the colorful aisles of Whole Foods on the corner of Franklin and California streets, displays stocked with strawberries, tomatoes and blueberries that are labeled “organic,” “sustainable” and “genetically modified” can confuse many shoppers.  Almost three-quarters of American consumers ...

Individual impact matters

Individual impact matters

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

October 7, 2019

The Global Climate Strikes two weeks ago helped many individuals realize that they can participate in promoting environmental issues at the local level and individually take action to reduce their carbon footprint. "Everything that we do has an impact on the ecosystem in ways we can't even imagine,”...

Faculty, staff promote safety

Faculty, staff promote safety

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

October 3, 2019

As students and faculty cross the street to the Broadway Campus, traffic commissioners direct cars, manage crosswalks, prevent cars from going in neighborhood driveways and creating traffic safety hazards.   Traffic commissioners are faculty, staff and administrators in green vests who direct traffi...

New exhibit focuses on skin

New exhibit focuses on skin

Grace O'Reilly, Reporter

October 3, 2019

California Academy of Sciences latest exhibit, “Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity,” delves into the science of human and animal skin and highlights similarities between humans and animals such as birds and snakes.  The Journey to Inner Face station at the exhibit explores the abundant liv...

Scholars wear collars

Scholars wear collars

Gabriella Vulakh and Gray Timberlake

August 21, 2019

Students are now required to wear collared shirts as part of the new dress code, and they have the option to wear white or blue jeans in addition to the previously allowed neutral pant and knee-length shorts colors that include black, grey, khaki, navy and olive.  “The dress code changes every year based o...

Dancing through junior year

Dancing through junior year

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

May 28, 2019

With her hand on the barre, standing in first position, junior Ari Levine begins most ballet classes at San Francisco City Ballet with foot exercises, side and back Port de bras, slow tendus, and grand battema combinations to warm up her body. Sequences, which increase with difficulty as the class progresse...

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